THEATRE: A piece of documentary theatre by Robin Soans, of Talking to Terrorists and The Arab Israeli Cookbook, Mixed Up North portrays the difficulties of uniting divided racial communities in the mill town of Burnley. Based on real-life conversations and people, the show is brought to Liverpool by Out of Joint theatre company.Everyman until November 7, £10 to £56.
EXHIBITION: Find out how to become a political activist in Keep it Slick, a showcase of the crazy antics of The Yes Men, a group who create spoof websites and appear in conferences and TV shows to highlight how corporations and governments can act in dehumanising ways towards the public.LJMU Art and Design Academy until October 24.
THEATRE: The story of Hanging by a Thread is knitted from old jumpers, worn, torn and reborn into characters, landscapes and a misshapen story. Cared for by her daughter, an old woman has knitted herself into her bed, which has a surprising will of its own.Unity Theatre, tickets £6.50, 0151 709 4988.